Education

Bridgehampton School Expansion Project On Track, Builder Tells School Board

Construction of the Bridgehampton School’s $29.4 million expansion project is underway and on schedule, representatives from School Construction Consultants Inc., the contractors doing the work, said at an August 28 Board of Education meeting.

John Jermain Library Pedals Books To The Public

The John Jermain Memorial Library introduced its newest educational tool in August: a library on wheels that Mr. Cohen and others can pedal to community events and local schools.

Sag Harbor Learning Center Opening is Delayed

Although prekindergarten students in the Sag Harbor School District were expected to move into the Sag Harbor Learning Center on September 4 for the first day of school, the IBI Group — a global architecture, engineering and techology firm that is managing construction of the Division Street building — informed the School Board on Monday night that it won’t be completed until mid-November at the earliest.

Vaccinate, Homeschool Or Leave New York: Unvaccinated Families Scramble To Decide As School Year...

On June 13, both chambers of the State Legislature voted to remove the religious exemption stipulation for vaccinations from state public health law as a response to a recent measles outbreak that saw more than 1,000 confirmed cases, primarily in New York City and Rockland County. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed it into law hours later, immediately limiting the educational options for about 26,000 unvaccinated children within the state. New York is the fifth state to prohibit religious exemptions.

Bridgehampton Officials Decide Killer Bees Will Have A Varsity Team This Basketball Season

The Bridgehampton School varsity boys basketball team, the Killer Bees, will return for a final season in its storied Beehive, Bridgehampton School Principal Michael Miller confirmed late Wednesday afternoon.

Center For Therapeutic Riding On The East End Celebrates 10th Anniversary

The organization will have its top yearly fundraiser on Thursday, August 22, “Horses Changing Lives: CTREE at Sebonack.” The 1970s-themed cocktail party will include live and silent auctions and a DJ, taking place at Sebonack Golf Club in Shinnecock Hills from 6 to 9 p.m.

East End Birth Network Expands Reach

The East End Birth Network, a local nonprofit, is working to provide more support for parents, mothers and families on the East End.

Unvaccinated Students Won’t Be Able To Enter Public School In September

Students who were never vaccinated because of religious or other non-medical objections won’t be able to attend private, public or parochial schools this fall based on a new state law signed on June 13 by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.

Sag Harbor Lions Boost Scholarships for 3 Pierson Grads to $40,000

Thanks to 75 donors who gave an average of $333, from $100 to $1,000, and three people who each gave $5,000, two anonymously, the Sag Harbor Lions Club this year successfully boosted its annual college scholarship for three Pierson graduates to $40,000 from the $5,000 that was given by the organization for decades.

Sag Harbor BOE Approves Transportation Contract

The Sag Harbor Union Free School District Board of Education voted unanimously Monday to extend a transportation contract with Sagaponack Common School District. Under the...

Board Votes To Move Forward with Semkus Memorial

The workout station would consist of a set of parallel bars, three pull-up bars and a natural rock donated by East Hampton Masonry, with a memorial plaque in memory of their friend, Michael Semkus.

A Salute to the Graduates: Future Starts Today for Leaders of Tomorrow

Pierson High School seniors, in their last act as students in of the Sag Harbor School District, donned black and scarlet robes and paraded down the school's lawn to begin their commencement ceremony.

Family Inspires Emily Hallock’s Career Choice

As a child, Emily Hallock was intrigued by her grandfather’s prosthetic leg and now wants to work in prosthetics design and research, focusing on patients for whom traditional prosthetics don’t work, like her grandfather. 

Pierson Valedictorian Hannah Tuma Is Ready for the Challenges Ahead

Hannah Tuma was part of the International Baccalaureate diploma program, a rigorous academic program recognized worldwide.

PHOTOS: A Big Day for Graduates in Bridgehampton

The Bridgehampton High School Class of 2019 celebrated graduation on Saturday, June 22, and photographer Dana Shaw was there to capture the occasion.

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Sag Harbor Superintendent Katy Graves to Take Leave for “Immediate Surgery”

“With a heavy heart, I regret to inform the members of the Board of Education and the community that I will have to step away from my duties beginning on November, 22, 2019 as the Superintendent of the Sag Harbor Schools for immediate surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York City,” said Ms. Graves in a letter to the board of education on November 15.

Sag Harbor Community Housing Trust Hopeful For Route 114 Project

Members of the Sag Harbor Community Housing Trust, a nonprofit formed in 2008, said this week they remain hopeful that a partnership with the Town of East Hampton might result in a housing project on Route 114 in Wainscott, just outside of Sag Harbor Village, one that could result in many more housing units than the organization would be able to construct on its own.

Grants Will Be Sought to Restore Revolutionary War Grave Sites at Old Burial Ground...

The Old Burying Ground, one of the South Fork’s oldest cemeteries, is home to more than 330 gravesites, some dating back to the Revolutionary War. And many are in dire need of repair, local historic preservation consultant Zachary Studenroth reported to the Sag Harbor Village Board at its Tuesday night meeting.